. >> it was a stunning announcement one that reverb rated in parishes all over the world. pope benedict the 17th confirmed the love for others. his holiness made the ultimate sacrifice and determined advocating the job was the right move at this time. it is something that has not been done in 600 years. so this transition will be historic. with the changing face of the church there is speculation the next pope could come from an emerging african nation or somewhere in lat narroning. one thing for sure in churches from he is six to eldersburg parishioners will have a new holy father by easter an opportunity to embrace new vision for the church. as we move through the len ton season with mres so lessons of sacrifice pope benedict xvi that service to others begins with selflessness. for more on the life and leader ship of the pope and the up coming transition log on to to wbal-tv.com and click on news.